According to U.S. Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats, the U.S. is at “a critical point.” With Russian hackers breaking into the U.S. power grid and gaining access to utility control rooms, they have the opportunity to “throw the switch”, plunging the nation into darkness and chaos.
As might be expected, the scale and scope of the latest Coinrail cyber heist has increased the call for new cryptocurrency regulations for both exchanges and trading, and could go a long way in maintaining investor faith in the modern financial system.
Are you a victim of cryptojacking? Both individuals and organizations are now at risk of this new hacking approach to tap into your computer’s processing power. Most famously, Coinhive has been promoting this controversial new practice to tap for mining the cryptocurrency Monero.
The U.S. Federal Government is a behemoth that touches every aspect of American life – and today the services and information needed by U.S. citizens are increasingly found online. However, the latest report on the state of U.S. federal websites indicates that they fail on some key indicators regarding web security.
The U.S. government reveals the Vulnerabilities Equities Process which decides if vulnerability data is released or gets stockpiled as cyber weapons.
Amazon Key is still in the early stages yet there are so many questions of hacking, insurance risks and liability if problems were to occur during delivery.
Equifax breach demonstrates how data breaches are getting bigger and more frequent. Is identity theft protection no longer optional in the digital age?
With six million Instagram accounts hacked, are passwords now a liability and is it time to turn on that Instagram two-factor authentication?
Imperva reversed the phishing hook to hack the hackers, proving that these 'professionals' are just as susceptible – and in the process reveals some very important anti-hacker lessons.